Ben Foster is a professional footballer and current goalkeeper for Wrexham AFC. He has a YouTube channel called "The Cycling GK" where he posts cycling videos and matchday vlogs, including GoPro footage of the games in the back of his goal.
He started his channel in September 2020 and as of April 2023, the channel has amassed over 1.36 million subscribers and over 120 million views. The channel gives viewers a unique insight into life as a professional goalkeeper.
Ben Anthony Foster
Ben Foster- The Cycling GK
April 3, 1983 (40 years)
September 26, 2020
Active/ 1 video every week
Henley-in-Arden, Warwickshire, United Kingdom
Ben Foster began his professional football career in 2001 with Stoke City, having joined from Racing Club Warwick. Foster played for a host of clubs including Manchester United, West Brom, Birmingham City, and Watford during his career. He won the League Cup three times, twice with Manchester United and once with Birmingham.
Foster also won eight England caps and was part of the Three Lions' squad at the 2014 World Cup. Foster started his YouTube channel called The Cycling GK where he posts cycling videos and matchday vlogs, including GoPro footage of the games in the back of his goal. As of April 2023, the channel has amassed over 1.29 million subscribers and over 120 million views. Foster's channel has seen significant growth over the years, gaining over 850,000 subscribers in 2021.
Ben Foster has a podcast called The Fozcast Podcast where he interviews guests such as his Wrexham teammate Mark Carrington. The podcast is available on YouTube and has over 20 episodes as of April 2023.
As of April 2023, Ben has an estimated net worth of about $777k according to Net Worth Spot. Ben Foster - The Cycling GK channel attracts about 3.24 million views a month and more than 107k views each day. The channel generates $13k in ad revenue a month and $196k a year. The channel has other sources of income such as his podcast, The Fozcast Podcast.
Ben Foster, the creator of the YouTube channel "The Cycling GK," is an English former professional goalkeeper. Foster attended North Leamington School in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire. He is married to Kate Foster and they have two children together. Foster played for a lot of clubs including Manchester United, West Brom, Birmingham City, and Watford during his career.
Ben Foster's YouTube channel "The Cycling GK" is present on other social media platforms. As of April 2023, Foster is active on various social media platforms such as Twitter and Instagram, where he has over 330k and 320k followers respectively. Foster has also used his presence on these platforms to support campaigns such as the "Not in Our Nets" campaign, which aims to tackle racism in football.
Ben Foster's YouTube channel "The Cycling GK" features cycling videos, matchday vlogs, and interviews with sports stars. Foster captures clips of Championship matches on a GoPro camera placed inside his goal, which has led to an agreement with the EFL over the use of in-game footage on his personal YouTube channel. The channel has over 1.29 million subscribers and over 120 million views as of April 2023. Foster's channel content is wholesome and friendly, with him either on his bike or interacting with team-mates. Foster's YouTube channel also features interviews with sports stars such as Andy Murray and Emiliano Martínez.
With over 4.4 million views, this is the most popular video on the channel. It is a football video collaborating with popular UK Youtubers, ChrisMD and TBJZL from the Sidemen.
This is the second most viewed video on the channel and has over 3.9 million views. This is another football video collaborating with ChrisMD and Miniminter from the Sidemen.
This is the third most viewed video on the channel and has over 3.2 million views. This is a vlog made by Ben showing all the build up and the events that happened in a game against Blackburn Rovers.
This is the fourth most viewed video on the channel with 3.2 million views. This is another vlog of the match against Nottingham County and how Ben saved a penalty in the last minute of the game.
This is another vlog showing the day in the life of the Football and Youtube star. This is the fifth most popular video on the channel and has 2.5 million views.
He has made the most saves in the Premier League (1178) even getting more than David de Gea, Petr Cech and Joe Hart.
Foster has been involved in charity work, including raising money for the NHS during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Foster's YouTube channel developed during the lockdown to reflect his twin passions of football and cycling.